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Good news: India pips France to become world’s 6th largest economy; these 5 nations are still ahead

Good news: India pips France to become world’s 6th largest economy; these 5 nations are still ahead

In a good news, India has now become world’s sixth-largest economy, pushing past France, according to the updated World Bank figures for 2017. France has been pushed to seventh spot in the list,

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Bajaj Hindusthan to sell 17.51% stake in group's power firm LPGCL

Bajaj Hindusthan to sell 17.51% stake in group's power firm LPGCL

Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar plans to sell its entire 17.51 per cent stake in the group firm Lalitpur Power Generation Company Ltd (LPGCL), estimated to be worth Rs 1,100 crore.

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Delhi cabinet approves hiring consultant to run 1,000 e buses

Delhi cabinet approves hiring consultant to run 1,000 e buses

The Delhi government today approved hiring a consultant to run 1,000 electric buses, a move Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal termed a big step towards modernising transport and reducing pollution.

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ABB wins $150 mn order for world's biggest offshore wind farm

ABB wins $150 mn order for world's biggest offshore wind farm

ABB has won orders worth more than $150 million from Danish energy company Orsted to supply technology to transmit wind energy from Hornsea Project Two, slated to be the world's largest offshore wind farm.

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Tata Power to develop 250 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Tata Power to develop 250 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, announced that Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), the Company's wholly owned subsidiary

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Madhya Pradesh power schemes: Over 38 lakh people register in 10 days

Madhya Pradesh power schemes: Over 38 lakh people register in 10 days

Within 10 days of the launch of the Madhya Pradesh government's subsidised power scheme and outstanding power bill waiver scheme, over 38 lakh people have registered themselves to avail the benefits, an official said here on Wednesday.

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Tesla is planning a China plant that will make 500,000 electric vehicles a year

Tesla is planning a China plant that will make 500,000 electric vehicles a year

Shares of Tesla were rallying overnight, up more than 2 per cent, after a report said the electric-car maker was planning to build a factory in China that could produce 500,000 vehicles a year. That would double Tesla’s production and likley bring new opportunities for ASX-listed battery metals producers.

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Floating solar plants may lose viability in India due to cost pressure

Floating solar plants may lose viability in India due to cost pressure

Efforts from state governments such as those of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh to develop floating solar plants might hit the financial-viability hurdle. Industry officials said that non-availability of the primary float structure in India make these projects an expensive option.

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ArcelorMittal to NCLAT: Co was eligible to bid for Essar Steel

ArcelorMittal to NCLAT: Co was eligible to bid for Essar Steel

ArcelorMittal on Tuesday said it was eligible under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code to bid for Essar Steel as it was not a promoter of Uttam Galva and KKS Petron, and had already offloaded its shares before submission of the bids.

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Jaipur discom makes digital payment must for bills over Rs 20k

Jaipur discom makes digital payment must for bills over Rs 20k

Beginning July 15, the Jaipur discom will accept electricity bill payments of more than Rs 20,000 only through digital mode.

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India's latest 2-GW wind auction gets just 1.2 GW of bids - report

India's latest 2-GW wind auction gets just 1.2 GW of bids - report

The 2-GW tranche-V wind power auction of The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has attracted bids as low as INR 2.51 (USD 0.037/EUR 0.031) per kWh, Mercom Capital reports.

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Seminar on business opportunities in India's solar sector held in China

Seminar on business opportunities in India's solar sector held in China

More than 110 Chinese companies attended a seminar here on business opportunities in the solar sector in India aimed at wooing Chinese manufacturers to invest in India, an embassy statement said on Tuesday.

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India will soon get to bid for Bangladesh nuclear power plant work

India will soon get to bid for Bangladesh nuclear power plant work

India will soon join the Rooppur Nuclear Power Project in Bangladesh as a sub-contractor, following an India-Russia-Bangladesh trilateral pact for the initiative enabling Indian companies to take part in tenders for construction and installation works.

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India becomes world's sixth largest economy, muscles past France

India becomes world's sixth largest economy, muscles past France

India has become the world's sixth-biggest economy, pushing France into seventh place, according to updated World Bank figures for 2017.

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KEC International bags power transmission orders worth Rs 1,357 crore

KEC International bags power transmission orders worth Rs 1,357 crore

RPG Group company KEC International today said it has secured new orders worth Rs 1,357 crore across its businesses. The company's transmission & distribution business secured turnkey orders of Rs 1,234 crore across India, Middle East, Africa, SAARC and the America, a company statement said.

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Gujarat govt sets up rescue team for Tata, Adani, Essar power projects

Gujarat govt sets up rescue team for Tata, Adani, Essar power projects

The Gujarat government has set up a panel to suggest within two months a rescue plan for three large generation projects belonging to the Tata, Adani and Essar groups in the state, with combined PPA (power purchase agreements) for over 8,000 MW and outstanding debts in excess of Rs 22,000 crore.

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US Slaps Additional $200 Bn Tariffs On Chinese Imports

US Slaps Additional $200 Bn Tariffs On Chinese Imports

The US today announced beginning the process of imposing tariffs of 10 per cent on an additional USD 200 billion of Chinese imports, intensifying the trade war between world's two largest economies.

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Thar Coal may become uncompetitive if high cost trends continue

Thar Coal may become uncompetitive if high cost trends continue

Tribune reported that it is a matter of great pleasure that the Thar coal project has reached a critical stage by hitting the coal surface and the reported quality appears to be up to the mark. At this happy moment, however, several issues have emerged that need to be examined.

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Reduce prices or expect demand to sink, India warns OPEC

Reduce prices or expect demand to sink, India warns OPEC

The world’s fastest-growing crude consumer, India, has a warning for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC): Start reducing prices, or waning demand will mean a curb in purchases from the crude cartel.

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Petrol, diesel cars may be taxed more to push electric vehicle sales

Petrol, diesel cars may be taxed more to push electric vehicle sales

In an effort to incentivise electric vehicle buyers through cross subsidies, the government is considering a proposal to impose a marginally higher tax on conventional petrol and diesel cars.

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Britain launches North Sea frontier oil, gas licensing round

Britain launches North Sea frontier oil, gas licensing round

Britain's Oil and Gas Authority on Tuesday launched a licensing round for 1,766 offshore oil and gas blocks in the North Sea to attract investment in under-explored areas of the mature basin which is enjoying a revival of investor interest.

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India To Lose ‘Special Privileges’ If It Cuts Oil Imports, Says Iran

India To Lose ‘Special Privileges’ If It Cuts Oil Imports, Says Iran

Iran on Tuesday criticised India for not fulfilling its promise of making investments in expansion of the strategically located Chabahar port and said New Delhi will stand to lose ‘special privileges’ if it cuts import of Iranian oil.

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Delhiites exposed to five times more black carbon than Americans, Europeans

Delhiites exposed to five times more black carbon than Americans, Europeans

Travelling by car in Delhi exposes people to black carbon levels five times higher than Europe and America, say scientists who found that Asian residents are exposed to nine times more air pollution than their Western counterparts.

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India’s biggest city gas distribution auction ends: Adani largest bidder, eyes 52 cities; check others

India’s biggest city gas distribution auction ends: Adani largest bidder, eyes 52 cities; check others

Even as RIL-BP JV withdrew from bidding at the last moment, the ninth and biggest round of auction for city gas distribution (CGD) licenses in 86 cities saw over 400 bids with potential investment of Rs 70,000 crore.

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Lenders to rope in consultants to assess Videocon Oil Ventures’ loan request

Lenders to rope in consultants to assess Videocon Oil Ventures’ loan request

A consortium of lenders led by State Bank of India (SBI) has sought bids from consultants who will validate the costs associated with the running of Videocon Oil Ventures’ (VOVL) upstream oil and gas assets in South America and South East Asia.

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India's Iranian oil imports in June fall 15.9% from May as sanctions fears bite

India's Iranian oil imports in June fall 15.9% from May as sanctions fears bite

India's oil imports from Iran declined by 15.9 percent in June, the first month after the United States said it would reimpose sanctions on the country, according to data from shipping and industry sources.

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'US to become global leading producer of crude oil'

'US to become global leading producer of crude oil'

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has said the United States will become the world`s leading producer of crude oil if the output remains the current momentum.

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No investments, no special privileges, Iran tells India over Chabahar Port

No investments, no special privileges, Iran tells India over Chabahar Port

Iran on Tuesday criticised India for not fulfilling its promise of making investments in expansion of the strategically located Chabahar port and said New Delhi will stand to lose “special privileges” if it cuts import of Iranian oil.

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Purvanchal e-way cost reduces by Rs 1,520 crore

Purvanchal e-way cost reduces by Rs 1,520 crore

Project costs normally escalate over a period of time but the proposed 340 km long Purvanchal expressway, the country’s longest, has proven to be an exception. The projected construction cost of the project, scheduled to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 14, has reduced by around Rs 1,520 crore between 2016 and 2018.

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Essel Infraprojects secure mandate to build the third line between 74.92 km Bhadrak and Byree stretch in Odisha

Essel Infraprojects secure mandate to build the third line between 74.92 km Bhadrak and Byree stretch in Odisha

Essel Infraprojects, part of Subhash Chandra led Essel Group, has got the mandate to build the third line between Bhadrak and Byree Railway Stations on the East Coast Railway zone’s Khurda Road Division, in Odisha

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Think of raising Railway Tracks height in Mumbai city: High Court to Railways

Think of raising Railway Tracks height in Mumbai city: High Court to Railways

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday told the Railways to consider increasing the height of tracks in the city to prevent flooding due to rain.

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Railways undertakes Rescue Ops for Passengers stranded in long distance trains due to heavy Rainfall in Mumbai region

Railways undertakes Rescue Ops for Passengers stranded in long distance trains due to heavy Rainfall in Mumbai region

Due to incessant heavy downpour since yesterday night, rail traffic had to be stopped on UP & DOWN fast lines at Nallasopara as water level were high on rly tracks with heavy water accumulation in the adjoining areas also flowing on to the tracks. However, the slow UP & DOWN lines were working.

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Indian Railways to run Shri Ramayana Express from November

Indian Railways to run Shri Ramayana Express from November

Under the guidance of Hon’ble Minister of Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal, IRCTC, the tourism wing of Ministry of Railways will run a special tourist train associated with the story of Lord Shri Ram from the famous Indian epic Ramayana in the name of “Shri Ramayana Express”.

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Private push may reduce Railways burden

Private push may reduce Railways burden

Indian Railways is now truly emerging as a public-private partnership business, moving away from decades of government taking up the sole responsibility of investing, creating and maintaining this mammoth infrastructure.

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Here is Central Railway’s clarification on damaged rail track being 'fixed' with cloth

Here is Central Railway’s clarification on damaged rail track being 'fixed' with cloth

After a video of railway employees "tying" a fractured piece of track with a cloth is doing rounds on social media sites, Central Railway officials made a clarification that the cloth was only used as a marker.

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